RECOVERY ROCKS
    I just left an AA meeting. It never ceases to amaze me how good I feel after attending one. My friends in 12 step fellowships are the most genuine, loving, accepting, and spiritual of people. I have never been more welcomed by any group or organization. Read More
    ACT OUT WITH AISLINN
    A form of wilderness therapy developed in Japan, Shinrin-yoku or “forest bathing” has caught on in the United States in recent years as more people are turning to the outdoors to bolster their health and overall well being. To clarify, forest bathing has nothing to do… Read More
    THE DRIVE
    How many times did you catch yourself believing the C's had turned a corner this year, only to watch them take another turn, and another, and another, and eventually end up right back where they started? Read More
    LIFE DOWNEAST
    His words were whispered. Caressed by the waves, words tumbled and folded upon themselves. With each word spoken, I imagine a memory came back to him, a lost orphan searching for home on the crest of a wave. I slowly moved closer, listening, hoping he would repeat the… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Here’s some great news from DIF&W. The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife honored longtime Maine guide Bonnie Holding of Coplin Plantation with the Wiggie Robinson Legendary Maine Guide Award on Saturday night. The award was presented by Commissioner Judy Camuso at… Read More
    OFF THE RIM
    After watching a lot of attempted and made alley oop dunks in the NCAA’s Big Dance and currently in the NBA playoffs, one of the most, if not the most dangerous plays in basketball is the attempted dunking the basketball on the move from a high pass from… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    The 2019 MDI summer traffic congestion begins soon. Bar Harbor will implement a downtown paid parking system to help relieve some of the congestion starting in mid May. Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    One of the issues that often comes up as we are living longer is figuring out the best place to live. Most people want to stay put in their own homes. That's what Peesh and her husband Paul want, only they have different ideas about where in Maine their home should be. One thing they agree on is that it's important to live your life fully and not put things off. My conversation was mostly with Peesh, but Paul joined us toward the end. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    At the state of Maine sportsman’s show in Augusta, I was astonished to see the outstanding photos of Maine black bears by Dawn Brown of New Sharon. You’ve really got to check these out which you can do on her website HTTPS://BEARTODREAM.NET. Read More
    THE DRIVE
    A new season of Patriots football has been mapped out and there are flights to book, grills to clean and lots of plans to make. Never too early to start thinking about next season for the champs. Read More
    THE DRIVE
    A new season of Patriots football has been mapped out and there are flights to book, grills to clean and lots of plans to make. Never too early to start thinking about next season for the champs. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Maine Audubon is again sponsoring a brook trout survey this year. The information collected is very important to our effort to protect and enhance our remarkable population of native brook trout. I hope you will sign up to participate… Read More